Malik Beasley sentenced to 120 days in jail


On Feb. 9, Malik Beasley was sentenced to 120 days in jail after pleading guilty to one count of felony threats of violence in December, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday.

As part of the plea agreement, the 24-year-old Minnesota Timberwolves player will be required to serve the 120-day workhouse time after his NBA season concludes. A tentative report date for Beasley to the Hennepin County Adult Corrections Facility was set for May 26th at 9:00 a.m.

Beasley will be required to the serve the 120 days in-person at the workhouse unless the Adult Correctional Facility determines that COVID-19 precautions require him to be released on electronic home monitoring.

During the remote sentencing, a victim impact statement was read on behalf of the family of three who cited the severe emotional trauma Beasley’s actions caused them. The statement further indicated how the residual effects of Beasley pointing a gun at the family has disrupted their lives personally and professionally.

Beasley also spoke during the sentencing, stating his regrets for how he acted towards the victims, “I am not that person. I humbly apologize for my actions.”

Additional conditions that apply per the sentencing are a stay of imposition for three years, the opportunity for work release, lifetime ban on the possession of guns, no use of alcohol or drugs, random drug testing, and the completion of an anger management program.